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I sift through trillions (well, hundreds) of online publications to stay on top of marketing news that might affect your online business.
And I package them neatly in bite-sized chunks in my Weekly Marketing Skinnies right here at Traffic Generation Café every Saturday morning.
Between you and me, I have no idea why I bother investing hours of my time weekly reading all these marketing news just to boil them down for you in my Weekly Marketing Skinnies, other than the fact that I know you don’t have the time to keep up with the fast-paced marketing industry on your own, yet you DO need to be in-the-know to remain competitive.
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Many of you know I took a long trip to visit my family in Russia.
The trip went well, but the aftermath is still catching up with me: my body is having a very hard time getting back into the right time zone and my mind is having a hard time getting back to work.
Nonetheless, I am working through it and have a few exciting projects I’ll be working on in the next few weeks.
That’s it for a quick personal update; now back to the marketing news of the week.
Impressive and interesting: Documenting 260+ Google Ranking Factors? These folks gave it a shot…
Google now has a new logo and branding.
Google to offer search information on more than 900 diseases, plus downloadable PDFs. (apparently, your doctor might ask for it at your next appointment…)
Google has made changes to Search and Now cards to help you more easily find what you need — by simply swiping and tapping.
Good news for your FB photos: Facebook’s Photo Uploader on desktop adds features that were mobile-only (filters, stickers, etc.)
The new LinkedIn Messaging looks less like email and more like chat.
Speaking of improving Messaging: Instagram Direct Messaging gets significant updates as well (threaded messages, etc.)
Good news for Google+ on iOS: Google+ Collections finally available on iOS.
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Marketing This & That
Google launched Street View on Google Maps as a standalone app. Best part? You can create and publish photo spheres of your favorite places from around the world – all with your phone!
Cortana can now translate words, phrases, and sentences in almost 40 languages. Very handy for Windows 10 users.
PayPal debuted an easier way to send (or request) a payment – PayPal.Me. Tried it – much easier and faster indeed.
To all of you who mentioned Traffic Generation Café in any shape or form in the past week, my whole-hearted THANK YOU.
Traffic Generation Café would NOT be what it is today without you.
And I am not the only one who thinks that, by the way.
Take a look at the comment Kurt Frankenberg of Shoestring101.com (one of my favorite blogs, by the way) left on a recent Weekly Marketing Skinny:
Here are just some of the mentions I came across in the past few weeks of my absense:
Most Important Trends in SEO [Survey] – Brent Carnduff at steamfeed.com
The Best WordPress Plugins of 2015 – 30 Pros Reveal Theirs – Ashley Faulkes at madlemmings.com
What These 37 Successful Entrepreneurs Do to Sleep Well – Bilal Safdar at homearena.co.uk
Tips Tuesday – Stop Ghost Spam, Hosting Performance Tests, SEO Trends – MaAnna Stephenson at blogaid.net
How to Network Online and Efficiently Grow Your Business – Don Purdum at unveiltheweb.com
7 Actionable Steps That Will Increase Your Online Presence Immediately – Andrew Warner at shadeofinfo.com
My Top 6 Posts For The Months Of July And August – Sherman Smith at shermansmithblog.com
18 Ways to Grow Your Blog Audience – Eugene Mota at eugenemota.com
10 Inbound-Marketing Hacks Your B2B Company Should Be Using – Aaron Agius at entrepreneur.com
6 Epic Content Ideas You Should Start Using Today – Dianna Labrien at tech.co
Rays Weekly Marketing Roundup | Google, SEO, Blogging, HOA – Ray Hiltz at rayhiltz.com
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